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Night thoughts

Robert Fraser

Night thoughts

the surreal life of the poet David Gascoyne

by Robert Fraser

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Poets,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    This pioneering biography of the British poet and translator David Gascoyne (1916-2001) candidly describes his creative work, involvement with surrealism, addictions, tormented private life, and his many friendships in England and France.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesSurreal life of the poet David Gascoyne
    Statementby Robert Fraser
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6013.A75 Z78 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 469 p. :
    Number of Pages469
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25297088M
    ISBN 100199558140
    ISBN 109780199558148
    LC Control Number2011278032
    OCLC/WorldCa746835360

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      Thoughts on Night by Elie Wiesel. I will be finishing up the discussion and having the kids write a paper about the book. Since it has been a few years since reading it, I knew it would be in my best interests to read it. I sat down last night, rather late, to read a few pages before bed. And, like many other books, I was sucked into the story. Superb reproduction of publication of four sections of Edward Young's popular poem "Night Thoughts," illustrated with 43 designs by William Blake. Images of angels, spirits, poets, sensuous women, Life, Death, Reason and Truth swirl about Young's text, adding to its meaning and revealing much of Blake's own vision. Plate-by-plate commentaries.

    Machine derived contents note: Preface --Introduction --Night Thoughts: A textual introduction --The publication of Night Thoughts --The text of Night Thoughts --Night Thoughts (with textual variants) --Notes --Bibliography of works cited in the Introduction and Notes --Further reading. Responsibility: Edward Young ; edited by Stephen Cornford. item 3 Night Thoughts by Israel, Martin Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping - Night Thoughts by Israel, Martin Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. See all.


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Sat down with the book last night, went cover to cover (it's short) and found the contents to be a rambling record of not-quite-stray thoughts. The theme, if there could be said to have one, is that certain of us a born "lucky" (wealthy, influential, coddled) and they/we lord it over the rest of humanity, giving orders, insulting, torturing 4/5(21).

Night Thoughts is a dangerous book. Actor/playwright/essayist Wallace Shawn is best known for his role in The Princess Bride ("Inconceivable!") as well as in My Dinner with Andre (and so many more movies and television shows), and before Night thoughts book died he left us with a few of this lifelong thoughts/5.

In the s, when this edition of Young's "Night Thoughts" was originally published, William Blake was relatively unknown, and Edward Young was one of the best known English writers in the world. Blake was contracted to provide illustrations for Young's most popular work.

Young's "Night Thoughts" is divided into nine "Nights".3/5(4). Night Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is includ /5.

About night thoughts. In this remarkable and unique work, award-winning poet Sarah Arvio gives us a memoir about coming to terms with a life in crisis through the Night thoughts book of dreams.

As a young woman, threatened by disturbing visions, Arvio went into psychoanalysis to save herself. The result is a riveting sequence of dream poems, followed by. Night Thoughts Wallace Shawn. Haymarket, $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

OTHER BOOKS. Essays; The Fever; The Designated Mourner; Buy this book Shawn (Essays. The “Night Thoughts” were immediately commenced, and published between and This marvellous poem was all composed either at night, or when riding on horseback—an exercise, by the way, which gives a sense of mastery and confidence, stirs the blood, elevates the animal spirits, and has been felt by many to be eminently favourable.

In Night Thoughts, Shawn takes the lucky—himself included—to task for their complacency while offering fascinating reflections on “civilization, morality, Beethoven, 11th-century Japanese court poetry, and his hopes for a better world, among other topics” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).Brand: Haymarket Books.

Night Thoughts. During the day, there are so many distractions: a spread sheet, the laundry, the news, rushing from one thing to the next. But at night, when the rest of the world is quiet, we at last have an opportunity to restart a conversation with a very important person we have neglected for far too long: ourselves.

Full text of "Night thoughts on life, death, and immortality ; and, A paraphrase on part of the Book of Job / by Edward Young ; revised and collated with the early quarto editions, with a life of the author by Dr. Doran" See other formats. "Night," by Elie Wiesel, is a work of Holocaust literature with a decidedly autobiographical slant.

Wiesel based the book—at least in part—on his own experiences during World War II. Though just a brief pages, the book has received considerable Author: Esther Lombardi. "Shawn has a way of pulling the reader into conversation, making the experience of Night Thoughts feel like more than moving through an extended essay by an important American playwright and actor.

Somewhere, as one reads it, the feeling of friendship appears, as if Shawn has known you for years, and now, late in his life, he's decided to tell. Book Summary His instructor, Moshe the Beadle, returns from a near-death experience and warns that Nazi aggressors will soon threaten the serenity of their lives.

However, even when anti-Semitic measures force the Sighet Jews into supervised ghettos, Elie's. Night opens in Sighet in The book's narrator is Eliezer, an Orthodox Jewish teenager who studies the Talmud by day, and by night "weep[s] over the destruction of the Temple".

To the disapproval of his father, Eliezer spends time discussing the Kabbalah with Moshe the Beadle, caretaker of the Hasidic shtiebel (house of prayer).Author: Elie Wiesel. Edward Young () was an English poet, best remembered for Night Thoughts. Young is said to have been a brilliant talker. Although Night Thoughts is long and disconnected, it abounds in brilliant isolated passages.

Its success was enormous. It was translated into French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish and : Young's Night Thoughts Introduction - 5 -p. 95). This was effectively a long commentary on ColossiansSet your affections on things above, not on things on the earth.

As for the manner of composition, we can easily imagine Young quelling his sorrow,File Size: KB. Good-Night Thoughts About God, or Evening Readings for the Young (Classic Reprint) by Poole, Eva Travers Evered and a great selection of related.

Night Thoughts & Other Poems Written By C.H. Sissons Between August & November by Sissons, C.H. and a great selection of related books, art. Book Excerpt: night thoughts three vases the three glass vases standing in the hall in a last ray of summer evening light each of the vases holding three roses drowning underwater the three roses yellowrose pinkrose & also bluerose down in the water their fullpetal heads that flow a little like little girls’ hair.

The acclaimed actor and playwright offers a brief, disturbing meditation on the “story of civilization.” “I’m upset about what my species has turned out to be—the species that went mad and destroyed the planet,” writes Shawn (Essays,etc.) in this jeremiad about the state of who has seen the author’s plays knows that he is drawn to the dark side of.

The novel, Night by Elie Wiesel, is his book about the destruction of the Jews by the Nazis written twenty years after he was set free from Auschwitz at the age of Night shows the Jews in his.The Complaint: or Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality By Edward Young Night the First.

By Nature's law, what may be, may be now; There's no prerogative in human hours: In human hearts what bolder thought can rise, Than man's presumption on tomorrow's dawn? Where is tomorrow? In another world. Young readers share their thoughts about Wiesel’s Night.

You cannot learn this lesson any better than through reading Night. Reading Elie’s book opened my eyes and gave me the ability to look beyond propaganda to realize what is going on in the world today. His writing influenced my goal in life.